Abigail Miksch
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Abigail  Miksch

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
St. Dominic Savio Catholic

Height:
6-2

Position:
MB

Club Team:
Austin Juniors


SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2016: Saw action in 113 sets...was a member of the starting rotation for 22 matches...tallied 364 kills to debut in 10th on the program's Division I single-season record book...recorded first 20-kill match of career during a 23-score performance in the season-opener against Jacksonville State...also broke the 20-kill mark against Grand Canyon and Colgate (22 each)...led the team in kills during six matches, while tying for the team lead in three other contests...set a Clune Arena record for points in a match, with 27.0 against JSU...also set the arena record for highest point total in a four-set contest (20.0, Southern Utah)...registered a personal-best .586 hitting percentage against Alabama A&M, tallying 18 kills on 29 attempts, with just one error...added 43 total blocks (10 solo, 33 assisted), 81 digs and six service aces...notched a pair of solo blocks during both contests with Fresno State (career high)...equaled career high with four assisted stops against San Jose State...registered a personal-best 14 digs against Montana State...recorded double-doubles during first two matches of the season (Jacksonville State: 23 kills, 10 digs; Montana State: 17 kills, 14 digs)...also posted a career-high two aces in the JSU match...named to the all-tournament team of the Amy Svoboda Memorial Classic and the Sawyer Camillo Memorial Classic...selected to the Mountain West All-Star Team that competed at the European Global Challenge in Croatia.

FRESHMAN | 2015: Competed in 25 sets...member of the starting lineup against Arizona State and at Colorado State...collected 33 kills, 13 assisted blocks, six assists and four digs on the year...registered a career-high eight kills in season-opener against Montana...added at least five kills against Northeastern (seven), New Mexico State (five) and Colorado State (five)...hit a career-best .417 against the Rams, registering five kills on 12 swings (no errors)...posted career-high tallies in blocks (four vs New Mexico State), assists (three vs Northeastern) and digs (two vs Arizona State) during the season-opening Falcon Classic.

HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School...coached by Jeff Cooper...lettered in volleyball all four years...earned all-state honors for three straight years...served as team captain...named the school's Female Athlete of the Year...competed at the club level for Austin Juniors Volleyball...coached by Amy Farber-Knowles...qualified for the Junior Olympics four times...competed on a team that won two national tournaments.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Paul and Patricia Miksch...nickname is Abby...has two older siblings and three younger siblings...majoring in mathematics...future plans include becoming an F-22 pilot...currently serving as an Element Leader...attended the Academy's Prep School...served as the volleyball team captain...hobbies include hunting, fly fishing and biking...greatest personal moment in sports came from winning the Lone Star Classic...traveled to Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia with the Mountain West All-Star Volleyball Team and played in the European Global Challenge over the summer...also completed Operation Air Force at Luke AFB, Ariz., and served as the Operations NCO for the Guts Squadron during Basic Cadet Training...flew in an F-16 while on Ops...member of Cadet Squadron 13.

ABIGAIL MIKSCH'S CAREER STATS
YEAR G K E TA PCT A SA SE RE D BS BA TB BE BHE PTS
2015 25 33 18 88 .170 6 0 0 0 4 0 13 13 1 3 39.5
2016 113 364 205 1005 .158 7 6 16 7 81 10 33 43 6 0 396.5
Career 138 397 223 1093 .159 13 6 16 7 81 10 46 56 7 3 436.0
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